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Making a Difference

Canadian Multicultural Literature

edited by Smaro Kamboureli

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2006
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780195422887
    Publish Date
    Aug 2006
    List Price
    $124.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780195410785
    Publish Date
    May 1996
    List Price
    $44.95

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The most comprehensive anthology in its field, the second edition of Making a Difference builds on the solid literary foundation established in the original landmark volume. Featuring a blend of Canadian poetry and short fiction, this anthology examines on cultural differences through the work of 70 writers representing a diverse range of Native and ethnic backgrounds. The result is a rich survey that celebrates the unique cultural heritage of Canadian literature and the multiplicity of this country's cultural spectrum.

For this second edition, Making a Difference editor Smaro Kamboureli thoroughly reconsidered the table of contents and introduced over thirty-five authors, many of them seldom anthologized elsewhere, to the already extensive collection of established writers. These additions bring the collection up to date. By combining established classics with writings that seldom appear in similar anthologies, this unique collection stands as the most engaging and comprehensive in the market.

About the author

Smaro Kamboureli is Canada Research Chair in Critical Studies in Canadian Literature at the University of Guelph. Her publications include Scandalous Bodies: Diasporic Literature in English Canada, which won the Gabrielle Roy Prize, and, with Roy Miki, Trans.Can.Lit: Resituating the Study of Canadian Literature (WLU Press, 2007). She is currently completing a new edition of her anthology Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature.

Robert Zacharias is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. His research interests include migration literature, Canadian literature (with a focus on Mennonite literature), 18th-century studies, and critical pedagogy. His work has been published in Mosaic and Studies in Canadian Literature, as well as in the edited collections Embracing Otherness and Narratives of Citizenship.

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Other titles by Smaro Kamboureli

All the Feels / Tous les sens

Affect and Writing in Canada / Affect et écriture au Canada

edited by Marie Carrière, Ursula Mathis-Moser & Kit Dobson
contributions by Nicole Brossard, Matthew Cormier, Nicoletta Dolce, Louise Dupré, Margery Fee, Ana María Fraile-Marcos, Smaro Kamboureli, Aaron Kreuter, Daniel Laforest, Carmen Mata Barreiro, Heather Milne, Eric Schmaltz, Maïté Snauwaert & Jeanette Toonder

Inhabiting Memory in Canadian Literature / Habiter la mémoire dans la littérature canadienne

edited by Benjamin Authers, Maïté Snauwaert & Daniel Laforest
contributions by Albert Braz, Jennifer Bowering Delisle, Lise Gaboury-Diallo, Smaro Kamboureli, Janne Korkka, André Lamontagne, Margaret Mackey, Pamela Sing & Erin Wunker

Beyond "Understanding Canada"

Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature

edited by Melissa Tanti, Jeremy Haynes, Daniel Coleman & Lorraine York
contributions by Michael Bucknor, Anne Collett, Pilar Cuder-Domínguez, Ana María Fraile-Marcos, Cristina Ivanovici, Milena Kalicanin, Smaro Kamboureli, Katalin Kürtösi, Vesna Lopicic, Belén Martín-Lucas, Claire Omhovère, Lucia Otrísalová, Don Sparling, Christl Verduyn & Elizabeth Yeoman

Editing as Cultural Practice in Canada

edited by Dean Irvine & Smaro Kamboureli

Critical Collaborations

Indigeneity, Diaspora, and Ecology in Canadian Literary Studies

edited by Smaro Kamboureli & Christl Verduyn

Producing Canadian Literature

Authors Speak on the Literary Marketplace

by (author) Kit Dobson & Smaro Kamboureli

Shifting the Ground of Canadian Literary Studies

Nation-State, Indigeneity, Culture

edited by Smaro Kamboureli & Robert Zacharias

Retooling the Humanities

The Culture of Research in Canadian Universities

edited by Daniel Coleman & Smaro Kamboureli

My Beloved Wager

Essays from a Writing Practice

photographs by Erin Moure
edited by Smaro Kamboureli

Scandalous Bodies

Diasporic Literature in English Canada

by (author) Smaro Kamboureli